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3 Political Letters, WENDELL WILKIE (1940 Presidential Nominee), MARINES, BAR
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3 Political Letters, WENDELL WILKIE (1940 Presidential Nominee), MARINES, BAR


Up for auction is a great group of 3 letters from the archive of federal judge and Assistant Attorney General Stanley N. Barnes! These letters are signed by Wendell L. Willkie   Lieutenant General G. C. Thomas of the U.S. Marine Corps  and Howard F. Burns, Chairman of the American Bar Association!

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1) Letter dated November 30, 1940 from Republican nominee for President, Wendell Wilkie! This letter thanks Barnes for his support during his campaign running for President of the United States, which he ultimately lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Wendell Lewis Willkie (February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was a corporate lawyer in the United States and a dark horse who became the Republican Party nominee for president in 1940. A member of the liberal wing of the party, he crusaded against those domestic policies of the New Deal that he thought were inefficient and anti-business. Willkie, an internationalist, needed the votes of the large isolationist element, so he waffled on the bitterly debated issue of America's role in World War II, losing support from both sides. His opponent Franklin D. Roosevelt won the 1940 election with 55% of the popular vote and 85% of the electoral vote.

Afterward, Roosevelt found Willkie to be compatible politically with his plans and brought him aboard as an informal ambassador-at-large. Willkie criss-crossed the globe on the former army bomber The Gulliver, bringing home a vision of "One World" freed from imperialism and colonialism. Following his journeys, Willkie wrote One World; a bestselling account of his travels and meetings with the Allied heads of state, as well as ordinary citizens and soldiers in regions such as Russia and Iran. His liberalism lost him supporters in the GOP and he dropped out of the 1944 race, then several months later died of a heart attack. He was the last nominee of either of the two major U.S. political parties to have never held elected or appointed office.



2) Letter dated September 6, 1951 from Howard F. Burns, Chairman of the American Bar Association!  This letter is in regard to filling a vacancy in the District Court for the Southern District of California.

3) Letter dated August, 24 1954 from U. S. Marine Corps Lieutenant General G. C. Thomas! This letter is an invitation to a family event, and is on letterhead of The Commandant Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Virginia.


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Stanley Nelson Barnes (May 1, 1900 – March 5, 1990) was a United States federal judge. He was a presiding judge of the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles from 1947 to 1953, and later an Assistant U.S. Attorney General in Washington, D.C. from 1953 to 1956. On March 5, 1956, Barnes was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated by William Edwin Orr. Barnes was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 20, 1956, and received his commission on March 21, 1956. He assumed senior status on October 31, 1970, serving in that capacity until his death.


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